4th of July Family Day

Thursday, Jul 4, 2024

Join us for a family-friendly extravaganza!

The Museum will be buzzing with exciting performances and activities for all ages

See below for more information

Family Friendly Activities from 11 AM – 4 PM
Museum & Store Hours 10 AM – 5 PM

Admission & Pricing
FREE! – Registration encouraged

Reserve your Spot

Make this Independence Day one to remember by joining us at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, where history comes to life. Located on Philadelphia’s historic Independence Mall, there is no better place for history enthusiasts and families to celebrate. On our nation’s birthday, enjoy a day of activities to promote a deeper understanding of our nation’s culture and values. 

Schedule of Fun

Philly’s official 4th of July parade kicks off in Old City at 11 AM, beginning at South Second & Market Street and ending at City Hall. Whether you prefer the indoors or the fresh air outside, we’ve got you covered with a fantastic viewing party.

11 – 3 PM Lemonanna Stand selling refreshing mint lemonades by Lilah Events.

12 PM Design your crown and wear it proudly during a read-aloud & dynamic performance by Khalil Munir.  

1 PM Sing and Dance along with Two of a Kind, an interactive musical performance for kids of all ages!

2 -3:30 PM Adoughma (Ah-DOUGH-mah) dough play; sensory-friendly play dough fun (all ages) with Erin Beser.

12 – 4 PM An exciting self-paced scavenger hunt awaits kids of all ages, ensuring an entertaining and educational experience for the whole family.

12 – 4 PM Make-and-Take 4th of July crafts, a perfect opportunity to enjoy the festivities and cool off indoors.

In addition to our galleries, the museum store will be open, offering a range of unique Judaica, jewelry, books, souvenirs, and more!


Become a Member Today!

CLICK HERE to join or upgrade your membership!

Please contact Beth Heaney, Manager of Member Relations, for membership questionsBHeaney@theweitzman.org or 215 923 3811 ex 1121.

Live at The Weitzman
101 South Independence Mall East (Corner of 5th & Market)
Philadelphia, PA 19106

This program is presented by the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History.

Free admission at The Weitzman is made possible thanks to a generous challenge grant from the Mike & Sofia Segal Foundation and the Jane and Daniel Och Family Foundation.